GERCHMAN, Rubens. Doble Idendidad / Dupla Identidade. Illustrated with 39 original lithographs by Gerchman, of which 3 are laid in and are signed by the artist. With Poems by Armando Freitas Filho. Folio, 410 x 310 mm, bound in publisher's decorated cloth. Bogota: Ediciones Arte dos Grafico, 1994.
A highly evocative livre d'artiste created by the important Brazilian artist, Rubens Gerchman. He created a binding, which is modelled on a Nazi era passport, and then the book itself comprises silkscreens taken from the travel documents of people fleeing Nazi persection, with Filho's poems interspesed on transparent sheets. One of an edition of 94 copies, with the 3 signed lithographs, and a pamphlet containing an English translation laid in.
Item nr. 164489